Meet our editors


Daisy Coles

Daisy has a BA (Hons) in English literature from Victoria University, a diploma in publishing from Whitireia Polytechnic and fourteen years’ experience in the New Zealand publishing industry, in established publishing houses (Steele Roberts and LexisNexis New Zealand) and on a self-employed basis.

Daisy’s areas of expertise are legal publishing and translation into plain English for government departments. She has a particular interest in developmental fiction editing.

Daisy, you’re a legend. If I could afford it I’d make an aeroplane fly over the city proclaiming it in jet streams. Failing that – thanks!
— Charlotte Weston, author of Peaceful Baby Sleep
India Lopez

India Lopez

India has twelve years’ editing experience. A passionate reader, she enjoys working closely with authors of fiction and memoir. She also brings her trained eye to academic writing, cooking and lifestyle books, news journalism, magazine features, legal publications and children’s books.

As well as editing, India writes for Air New Zealand’s Kia Ora magazine and WREDA’s

She has a BA in English and a Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Massey University.

India was a pleasure to work with. She was able to edit within strict time frames and has an incredible eye for detail. She did a fantastic job with both our cookbooks and novel-style books. We will most definitely use her again in the future.
— Jessica Giljam-Brown, Dr Libby Ltd
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